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June 29, 2006 Animal Campaigners Claim Victory As CA Anti-Wildlife Bill is Defeated
February 09, 2006

California Attorney General Urges the State Supreme Court to Protect Kangaroos

December 21 , 2005

Holiday Appeal for the animals – Celebrate Life this season!

November 21 , 2005

Heather Mills McCartney Says “Stop Amputating Turkeys’ Toes”

November 2 , 2005

Chicken Little May Think the End is Near: Activists Say His Time Has Come!

August 22 , 2005

Kangaroo Populations Crash as Commercial Killing Continues and California Politician Seeks to Kill Legal Protection for the Animals

January 18, 2005

Duck Cruelty Caught On Tape

September 29, 2004 Schwarzenegger Signs Bill to Ban Force Feeding of Birds to Produce Foie Gras
September 20, 2004 Students Urge Governor to Sign Force Feeding Ban
September 1, 2004 California Law to Protect Kangaroos Remains Intact as Session Ends
August 24, 2004 California Assembly Passes Bill to Ban Force Feeding of Ducks and Geese
May 27,2004 California Lawmaker and German Company Push for Kangaroo Sales as Their Numbers Plummet in Australia
May 18,2004 California Senate Passes Bill to Ban Force Feeding of Ducks and Geese, Sales of Product in State
April 23, 2004 Golden Girl Bea Arthur and E-Entertainment Melissa Rivers Join Animal Protectionists in Support of Bill to Ban Force Feeding of Ducks, Senate Bill SB 1520 (Burton) to be Heard Monday
February 23, 2004

California Bill Would Ban Force Feeding of Ducks  and Sales of Foie Gras

December 29, 2003

Viva!USA Asks New Adidas CEO to make a New Year's Resolution: Phase Out Kangaroo Skins in 2004!

October 21, 2003

Whole Foods Market to Create Humane Farming Standards
Viva! declares campaign moratorium

October 5, 2003

Adidas Exposed!
Activists Streak at World Cup Game

September 18, 2003

Women’s World Cup Gets a Kick Out of Killing
Adidas Under Fire for Kangaroo Slaughter

September 17, 2003

No More Ducking the Issue, Whole Foods!
Whole Foods’ Supplier Connected with Exposed Foie Gras Farm

August 27, 2003

Adidas Customers Dismayed by Kangaroo Slaughter - Activists to Present Shoe Company with Video Showing "Shock on the Street"

August 21,2003 Update on Adidas Kangaroo Lawsuit
Lombardi Sports agrees to Comply with Law
August 13,2003

Images of Kangaroo Slaughter to Roll Into Sacramento
Adidas’ support of massacre exposed

August 9,2003 Images of Kangaroo Slaughter to Roll Into Portland
Adidas’ support of massacre exposed
August 7,2003 Images of Kangaroo Slaughter to Roll Into Seattle
Adidas' support of massacre exposed
July 23,2003 Images of Kangaroo Slaughter to Roll Into Los Angeles
July 23,2003 Images of Kangaroo Slaughter to Roll Into San Diego
June 9,2003 Animal Activists to Protest Whole Foods Market
May 28,2003 Kangaroos Skins Still Illegal
May 7,2003 Adidas sued for Breaking California Law
April 21, 2003

Earth Day marks hearing for the fate of Kangaroo protection in California

April 21, 2003

Celebrate a Dairy-Free Earth Day
Veggie Advocates Offer Dairy-Free Options

April 17, 2003

Activists Ask Public to Spare Pigs This Easter

April 10, 2003

German Company Seeks to Undermine California Law?
California Senator Introduces Legislation to Allow the Sale of Kangaroo Skins

March 28, 2003 Animal Activists to Protest Whole Foods Market Shareholders Meeting
March 17, 2003 Great American Meatout Comes to State Capitol
March 14, 2003 Kangaroos wish for the Luck of the Irish at the Shamrock Run
February 19, 2003 Hopping Mad "Kangaroo" to Attend Power Breakfast - Adidas President to receive early morning wake up call
February 7, 2003 Adidas: No Friend of Kangaroo Jack - Activists to leaflet moviegoers on the Second International Day of Action
February 3, 2003 Adidas: No Friend of Kangaroo Jack
January 15, 2003 Kangaroo Jack: Life for Real Roos Isn't so Funny
December 18, 2002 Save the Little Piggies from Market This Christmas - 70 events to take place around country
November 1, 2002 Mega Dairy Application Withdrawn - Animal Advocates Call It a Victory
August 29, 2002 Animal Campaign Group Viva! Launches Global Boycott of Adidas - International Day of Action to Expose Funding of Kangaroo Massacre
August 28, 2002 International Group Accuses Adidas of "Killing for Kicks" Boycott of Adidas called until they stop funding kangaroo massacre
July 19, 2002 Free Ice Cream Samples to be Offered at Baskin Robbins
July 16, 2002 Viva!'s ANSWER TO TOP CALIF. ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM? NOT MILK! Group to Launch Anti-Dairy Campaign
June 3, 2002 Ducks Liberated from Factory Farm Reveal Bill Mutilation - Wild Oats Community Markets discontinue Woodland Farms
May 22, 2002 Viva!'s Duck Campaign Still Flying High Another store dumps Grimaud Farms duck meat
March 28, 2002 Honeybaked Patrons to Understand the Horror Behind Ham - Dozens of Events to Take Place Across County
February 28, 2002 Cruelty-free Diet Promoted at High Schools - Vegan Outreach, Viva! Target Students on National Day of Outreach (April 5)
December 5, 2001 Shocking Cruelty Behind Holiday Ham to be Revealed Students to make Holiday Wish for Peace on Earth; Urge People to Eschew Traditional Holiday Meal
October 11, 2001 Sir Paul McCartney Speaks out for Ducks During National Duck Week Events taking place around the country from October 8 - 14
September 4, 2001 Whole Foods Targeted for Selling Inhumanely Raised Duck Meat
May 9, 2001 Trader Joe's Ditches Ugly Duck Meat Industry
May 3, 2001 Statement Regarding the liberation of ducks from the Duck Laboratory at Cornell University
Plus Letter to USA Today
May 1, 2001 Foot and Mouth: One Million British Homes to get 'Go Veggie' Message - Release for International Media
April 6, 2001 Activists Spring Into Action for Ducks Viva! Victory: Whole Foods Market Drops Maple Leaf Farms
March 23, 2001 Animal Activists Target Whole Foods Shareholders Meeting
Febuary 8, 2001 Local Atlanta Event is for the Birds National Campaign Raises Factory Farm Issue with Whole Foods
January 25, 2001 National Campaign Raises Factory Farm Issue with Whole Foods
January 18, 2001 Duck Meat Recall - Viva! advises consumers to stay clear of duck meat
November 30, 2000 Holidays Aren't Happy for the Birds
October 13, 2000 Atlanta McDonald's Targeted as Part of U.S., Worldwide Demonstrations
September 29, 2000 Animal Activists Stage Vigil at State Capitol Similar events to take place at state capitols around the U.S.
September 14, 2000 "Dump Duck Meat" says Sir Paul McCartney
September 14, 2000 Sir Paul McCartney launches Viva! and says, "Join us!"